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Sen. Ted Lillie, R-Lake Elmo, speaks Friday, Oct. 14, at Tropical Ballroom studios. Staff photo by Mike Longaecker

Lillie, others pessimistic of Vikings' stadium chances

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Sen. Ted Lillie asked members of the Woodbury business community for a show of hands.

Who, the District 56 Republican asked on Friday, supports spending public money for a new Vikings stadium? Not a hand went up.


He rephrased. Who supports not spending public money on a Vikings stadium?

Nearly every hand in the 25-person group of Woodbury Chamber of Commerce members shot up.

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Mike Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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